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Nine New Parliamentary Petitions launched for vital medicine

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 9:55 am | Patient Voice Aotearoa

In the last 10 months alone, 11 petitions have been delivered to Parliament calling for medicines to be funded by Pharmac. Today, another nine petitions have been launched by Patient Voice Aotearoa (PVA) members asking that life changing, saving and extending ... More >>

New Zealand Ranks Last in OECD for Medicines Access Again

Monday, 12 August 2019, 9:43 am | Patient Voice Aotearoa

The 2019 IQVIA ‘International Comparisons of Modern Medicines’ (ICoMM) Report, which compares the public funding of modern medicines in 20 OECD countries, paints a bleak picture for New Zealanders who desperately need access to medicines. Despite ... More >>

Too little, too late? Advocates underwhelmed by cancer plan

Monday, 5 August 2019, 10:07 am | Patient Voice Aotearoa

Just two days after the Parliamentary Health Select Committee quietly rejected Metavivors’ calls for Kadcyla and Palbociclib (Ibrance) to be funded for breast cancer sufferers and for an inquiry into Pharmac; Labour has today unveiled the first part of its ... More >>

 

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